LDStorymakers, Uncategorized

Storymakers Conference–Part 1

It has been an awesome few days here at LDStorymakers. Still have one more day of fun which includes the Whitney Gala. Tonight there is a mass book signing at the Utah Valley Convention Center at 5 pm if you'd like to come and browse the bookstore and get some fabulous books signed by some… Continue reading Storymakers Conference–Part 1

Uncategorized, writing

Little Things

It has been just over a month since WHEN I'M GONE met the world and Wow--has it been an amazing journey. For a month WHEN I'M GONE has enjoyed its time in the top ten in Amazon's Kindle Store, been blessed with over three hundred reviews from generous and helpful readers, become a Wall Street… Continue reading Little Things

guest blog post, Uncategorized, Writing advice

First Things First!

Today I am sharing a guest blog post I shared on Books a la Mode this past week. It is on the importance of first lines. I'll post the beginning of the piece here and you can finish reading it on the Books a la Mode website. Also, add a comment in the comments section to… Continue reading First Things First!

guest blog post, translation news, Uncategorized, writing

NAUFRAGÉS launch and more news!

The kids are home for spring break so life is EXTRA busy here on Bleeker Street. Toss in last week's launch of WHEN I'M GONE and this week's launch of the French translation of all adds up to fun times in our busy lives. NAUFRAGÉS Launched The title translates to SHIPWRECKED (which I totally love!!).… Continue reading NAUFRAGÉS launch and more news!


To Thine Own Self Be True…

Happy New Year to you all! Though I rarely do anything more spectacular than cracking open some sparkling grape juice for New Year’s Eve—I am still a big fan of ringing in the New Year. Perhaps this love for New Year’s Eve is more symbolic than related to the celebrations involved with the night (though… Continue reading To Thine Own Self Be True…


WRITER….The Musical!

When my kids are being really loud in the car, maybe bickering or just being intentionally obnoxious, I make them listen to my music instead of more kid friendly entertainment I usually suffer through. Sometimes when they have kindled my wrath I just flick on the radio but usually we listen to musicals. For the past… Continue reading WRITER….The Musical!